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Nita Rudra

Nita Rudra is a professor in the Department of Government in the College. She joined the Georgetown faculty in 2014.

International activities include:

  • Published two books with Cambridge University Press entitled: Globalization and the Race to the Bottom in Developing Countries: Who Really Gets Hurt? and Democracies in Peril: Taxation and Redistribution in Developing Economies (coauthored with Ida Bastiaens)
  • Co-edited a special issue of Comparative Political Studies on "Globalization and the Politics of Natural Resources" (with Nathan Jensen)
  • Completed a one-year fellowship awarded by the Fulbright-Nehru Foundation at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore in 2011
  • Received the International Affairs Fellowship from the Council on Foreign Relations, which placed her at the Social Development Department of the World Bank for one year
  • Coordinated four joint conferences in India between Georgetown, the University of Pittsburgh, and other universities including the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta, Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, McGill University, and Yale University

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